1000+ Indian Polity & Economy MCQ for IBPS Clerk [Solved]

Thursday 9th of March 2023

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1. How many members were initially there in the Constituent Assembly of India ?
A. 300
B. 304
C. 308
D. 310
Answer : A
2. Universal Adult Franchise makes a government
A. More responsive
B. More efficient
C. More popular amongst the minorities
D. More stable
Answer : A
3. A motion of no confidence against the Council of Ministers can be moved in Lok Sabha if it is
supported by at least

A. 50 members
B. 55 members
C. 100 members
D. One-fifth of total number
Answer : A
4. How long did the Constituent Assembly take to finally pass the constitution
A. about 6 months in 1949
B. exactly a year since Nov 26,1948
C. about 2 years since Aug 15,1947
D. about 3 tears since Dec 9,1946
Answer : D
5. Consider the following statements
1. In Part IX of the constitution of India, there is no provision of reservation for women in any seat to be filled by direct election in every Panchayat.
2. The Eleventh schedule of the constitution of India distributes power between the state legislature and the panchayat just as the seventh schedule distributes powers between the union of India and the states.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2
Answer : D
6. Number of Panchayat Samities in West Bengal at present is
A. 341
B. 344
C. 333
D. 334
Answer : A
7. Which one of the following is the essential function of the General Assembly
A. To discuss the problems facing the world
B. Took prepare the whole budget for U.N.O. and to find out the ways and means to meet the expenses therein
C. To prepare and improve the International Laws
D. All the above
Answer : D
8. Who among the following had the longest tenure as the Prime Minister of India ?
A. Morarji Desai
B. Charan Singh
C. V. P. Singh
D. Lal Bhadur Shastri
Answer : A
9. When did the Akali Movement start ?
A. 1901
B. 1911
C. 1921
D. 1931
Answer : C
10. Consider the following statements in respect of financial emergency under Article 360 of the Constitution of India :
1. A proclamation of financial emergency issued shall cease to operate at the expiration of two months, unless before the expiration of that period it has been approved by the resolutions of both Houses of Parliament.
2. If any proclamation of financial emergency is in operation, it is competent for the President of India to issue direction for the reduction of salaries and allowances of all or any class of person serving in connection with the affairs of the union but excluding the judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2
Answer : A
11. Where is the headquarters of the UNO ?
A. Geneva
B. The Hague
C. New York
D. Paris
Answer : C
12. The idea of the Constitution of India was firstof all given by
A. Mahatma Gandhi
B. Dr.B.R.Ambedkar
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D. M.N.Roy
Answer : D
13. The Attorney General of India is appointed by
A. Chief Justice of India
B. The Prime Minister
C. The President of India
Answer : C
14. Which one of the following is not a department in the Ministry of Human Resource Development ?
A. Department of elementary education and literacy
B. Department of Secondary and Higher Education
C. Department of technical education
D. Department of women and child development
Answer : C
15. Which of the following states/union territories have a common High Court ?
A. Uttar Pradesh and Bihar
B. Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir
C. Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh
D. Assam and Bengal
Answer : C
16. The approach paper for the 11th five year plan of India was approved by National Development Council in its meeting held on
A. 7th November
B. 20th November
C. 9th December
D. 10th January
Answer : C
17. Assertion (A) : The number of the members of the Union Public Service Commission is prescribed in the constitution of India.
Reason (R) : The Union Public Service Commission was constituted under the provisions in the Constitution of India.

A. Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
B. Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
C. A is true but R is false
D. A is false but R is true
Answer : D
18. The Supreme Court consists of a Chief Justice and
A. 12 judges
B. 15 judges
C. 20 judges
D. 30 judges
Answer : D
19. The constituent assembly for undivided India first met on
A. 6th december,1946
B. 9th december,1946
C. 20th February,1947
D. 3rd June,1947
Answer : B
20. President of the Constituent Assembly with whose signature the Indian constitution was adopted was
A. Dr. Ambedka
B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C. Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
D. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Answer : B
21. What is the period of appointment of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India ?
A. 6 years
B. 6 years or 65 years of age whichever is earlier
C. Upto 65 years of age
D. Upto 64 years of age
Answer : B
22. Which of the following courts is responsible for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights ?
A. Supreme Court
B. High Court
C. District Court
D. Both (A) and (B) above
Answer : A
23. The maximum strength of the Legislative Assembly of a state is
A. 450
B. 500
C. 400
D. 525
Answer : B
24. The Indian Parliament cannot legislate on the subject of state list unless
1. The President of India directs it to do so.
2. The Rajya Sabha passes a resolution that it is necessary to do so in National interests.
3. The speaker of the Vidhan Sabha certifies that the legislation is necessary.
4. There is National emergency
Considering the above statements, select the correct answer from the codes given below

A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 2, 3 and 4
C. 1 and 2
D. 2 and 4
Answer : D
25. Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the formation of the following as full states of the Indian Union ?
A. Sikkim Arunachal Pradesh Nagaland Haryana
B. Nagaland Haryana Sikkim Arunachal Pradesh
C. Sikkim Haryana Nagaland Arunachal Pradesh
D. Nagaland Arunachal Pradesh Sikkim Haryana
Answer : B
26. Who among the following was the Constitutional adviser to the Constituent Assembly of India
A. Dr.B.N Rao
B. Dr.B.R Ambedkar
C. K.M Munshi
D. M.C Setalvad
Answer : A
27. The Comptroller and Auditor General acts as
A. The guardian of peoples liberties
B. The guardian of public money
C. The chief financial adviser of Govt. of India
D. All of the above
Answer : B
28. Of the following, which country is not the permanent member of the Security Council
A. Russia
B. U.S.A
C. Britain
D. Italy
Answer : D
29. Who among the following gave the following statements about the Indian constitution ?
Indian constitution strikes a good balance between extreme regedity and too much flexibility.

A. B. R. Ambedkar
B. M. V. Pylee
C. Alexanderowicz
D. K. C. Wheare
Answer : D
30. The Planning Commission of India is
A. A statutory body
B. An advisory body
C. A constitutional body
D. An independent and autonomous body
Answer : B
31. Sikkim was made an integral part of India under the
A. 42nd Amendment
B. 40th Amendment
C. 39th Amendment
D. 36th Amendment
Answer : D
32. Which of the following organisation was established to promote peace and co-operation among the nations of the world
A. The Holy Aliance
B. The League of Nations
C. The United Nations Organisation
D. All the above
Answer : D
33. Consider the following statements :
1. The judges (inquiry) bill 2006 contemplates to establish a judicial council which will receive complaints against Judges of the Supreme Court including the Chief Justice of India, High Court Chief Justices and Judges.
2. Under the protection of women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 a woman can file a petition before a Ist class judicial magistrate. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2
Answer : C
34. Who was the President of the Republic of India who consistently described Indian secularism as Sarve Dharma Samabhav ?
A. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
B. Dr. Jakir Hussain
C. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
D. Giani Zail Singh
Answer : A
35. A citizen of India is arrested and detained without trial. Which of the following writs should he invoke in the Court to secure freedom
A. Quo Warranto
B. Certiorari
C. Mandamus
D. Habeas Corpus
Answer : D
36. The Governor of a state in India is
A. Directly elected by the people of the state
B. Appointed by the Prime Minister
C. Appointed by the President
D. Appointed by the State Chief Minister
Answer : C
37. Which one of the following is a national political party
A. All India Anna D. M. K.
B. National Conference
C. Communist Party of India
D. All India Forward Block
Answer : C
38. Money bills can be introduced in the state legislature with the prior consent of
A. The Speaker
B. The Chief Minister
C. The Governor
D. The President
Answer : C
39. Who was the speaker of the first Lok-Sabha ?
A. Hukam Singh
B. G. V. Mavalankar
C. K. M. Munshi
D. U. N. Dhebar
Answer : B
40. Which of the following Indian states has no Panchayati Raj Institution ?
A. Assam
B. Tripura
C. Kerala
D. Nagaland
Answer : D
41. Judiciary is one of three branches of modern governments. In some governments the principle of judicial supremacy is recognised in theory as well as in practice. It is because
A. The judges possess knowledge the laws
B. The judges can help in making the laws
C. There is no need to protect the rights of the citizens
D. The judiciary is impartial and superior to other branches of the government as it interprets the constitution
Answer : D
42. In Dictorship Executive is responsible to
A. An advisory council
B. The people's representative
C. The high administrative officers
D. No one
Answer : D
43. How many times has financial emergency been declared in India so far ?
A. 5 times
B. 4 times
C. Once
D. Never
Answer : D
44. The number of Anglo-Indians who can be nominated by the President to the Lok Sabha is
A. 2
B. 3
C. 4
D. 5
Answer : A
45. Monthly salary of President of India is
A. Rs. 10,000
B. Rs. 8,000
C. Rs. 15,000
D. Rs. 1,50,000
Answer : D
46. Under which article of the Constitution of India can the Indian Parliament make laws under the residuary powers ?
A. Article 248
B. Article 249
C. Article 250
D. Article 251
Answer : A
47. Under which article of the Constitution of India can the President of India be impeached ?
A. Article 61
B. Article 75
C. Article 76
D. Article 356
Answer : A
48. Consider the following statements
1. In the Parliamentary system of India. If the President of India returns a Bill for reconsideration of the Houses; and both the Houses pass the Bill again without any amendment and the Bill is again presented to the President, the President has the power to with hold his assent from the Bill.
2. As per the constitution of India the union council of ministers is responsible both to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2
Answer : D
49. Rajya Sabha can delay the Finance Bill sent for its consideration by the Lok Sabha for a maximum period of
A. One month
B. One year
C. Seven days
D. Fourteen days
Answer : D
50. Setting up of which one of the following is not stated in the constitution of India ?
A. Planning Commission
B. Finance Commission
C. Election Commission
D. Union Public Service Commission
Answer : A

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